Business View Magazine | July 2020

69 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE JULY 2020 NewLisbon TELEPHONE COMPANY Anchored in the past. Focused on the future. I n these times of increased dependence on mobile and digital communication, the services from a New Lisbon, Indiana provider of high-speed internet, telephone, and digital television are in peak demand by more than a dozen Indiana communities. Founded in 1901, New Lisbon Telephone Company (NLTC) has a well-earned reputation for customer service that has never waned. To keep pace with ever-evolving technology, in 2015, NLTC formed New Lisbon Broadband & Communications LLC (NLBC), as a non- regulated, competitive subsidiary, wholly owned by New Lisbon Telephone Company. NLTC is a private, stock-held company with about 77 shareholders scattered across the country. Most of the stock derives from the original founders handed down over the years and there are no majority shareholders. John Greene Jr., CEO of the New Lisbon Telephone Company, recounts, “When I started in 2014, the company had not made a lot of changes to keep abreast of the technology that was progressing in other parts of the country. They’d completed very little fiber AT A GLANCE NEW LISBON TELEPHONE COMPANY WHAT: Provider of high-speed internet, telephone, and digital television WHERE: New Lisbon, Indiana WEBSITE: